Ferguson Police Chief: Officer Darren Wilson Will Return to Duty if No Indictment
Officer Darren Wilson was severely injured when 18 year-old Michael Brown beat him in his police car. Wilson shot Brown on August 9, 2014.
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told KSDK Newschannel 5 that Officer Darren Wilson will return to duty in some capacity if the jury does not convict him.
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson told NewsChannel 5 that Officer Darren Wilson could return to the police force.
Chief Jackson said if the grand jury does not indict Wilson, he will immediately return to active duty. Wilson’s assignment has yet to be determined.
However, Chief Jackson said if the grand jury does return an indictment, Officer Wilson will most likely be fired.
Chief Jackson says he has not had any contact with Wilson, and it is unclear if he would want to return to the police force.